There's a certain character that vintage lighting can add to a room; a certain something that's just hard to buy new. But if you're not one to dig through flea markets and estate sales, then Etsy, which offers up a great selection of lighting that can herald back to anywhere from the 1950s to the '80s, is a solid bet for you. To get you started on your quest, ahead are some of the best Etsy stores for lighting.
Fand F Vintage is all about the sophisticated, minimalist look, opting for brass accents and quiet lines. While they have a whole separate furniture section, they also offer upwards of 40 different lighting options, ranging from desk lamps to pendents.
If you're looking for eclectic options to add some contrast to your room, then Urban Americana can offer you a treasure or two. They don't focus on just one vintage aesthetic so you can find anything from industrial cage lamps to Moroccan influence desk lights.
Based in the Netherlands, this is the store to get all your vintage Dutch & Scandinavian lights from. Full of minimalist and sleek options, you can expect things like plate pendent lights and geometric sconces.
If you want a more Antebellum vibe or a lamp that's a little more glamorous rather than minimalist, then this Chicago-based store has you covered. Offering pieces like bronze crackle-glazed table lamps and china-like floral lamps, this lovely store offers up antique options.
Hailing from Denmark, this store is the answer to your quirkiest design fixations. Colorful, geometric, eye-catching and bold, you'll be hard-pressed to find a boring option in this collection.
Light fixtures found all over Europe, this store is broken up into sections that focus on countries. From Italy to Spain, you can bring a piece of the mid-century home from overseas. Expect things like geometric chandeliers, globe lighting, and space-age-like pendent pieces.
With over 150 lamps in stock, this shop gives you plenty to choose from. From cherry red wall lamps that look like earrings to bulbous desk lamps that would give any room a dose of character, there are plenty of beautiful options. The owner grew up in Moscow in the '90s, and she remembers going to flea markets with her father every weekend, hunting up treasures together. The instinct to strike gold stuck, and now she's sharing her finds with the world.
A chic home goods store that's a pretty mix between mid-century and bohemian accents, their lamp section isn't extensive but it is impressive. Offering very affordable options, you can expect to find patterned hanging pendants and colorful desk lamps.
Coming to you from Palm Springs, Mid Mod offers up a bevy of stylish vintage decor, but their lighting section is inspirational. Supplying everything from easel floor lamps to an endless supply of tensor lamps, their supply will satisfy any kind of aesthetic.
The store is obsessed with mid-century barware and vintage lighting, and it gives browsers sophisticated shapes and metallic accents. It will satisfy and cravings for color, minimalism and playful accents.